Wednesday Keynote!

Please join us for the Wednesday Keynote of the Black Communities Conference.


Johnson O. Akinleye

Chancellor, North Carolina Central University

Keynote Speaker

William A. Darity Jr.

Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy and director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, Duke University

William A. (“Sandy”) Darity Jr. has served as chair of the Department of African and African American Studies and was the founding director of the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality at Duke. Darity’s research focuses on inequality by race, class and ethnicity, stratification economics, schooling and the racial achievement gap, North-South theories of trade and development, skin shade and labor market outcomes, the economics of reparations, the Atlantic slave trade and the Industrial Revolution, the history of economics, and the social psychological effects of exposure to unemployment.












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